University shuttles among those caught in fed sweep

Operations providing services at the University of Illinois, Illinois State University and the University of Mississippi were among 52 motorcoach operators shut down over eight-month span.

Vanderbilt U. offers student-designed van app in iTunes

Created to improve access to information on Vandy Vans, the university’s overnight campus shuttle. The app helps students plan trips, locate the van closest to them, and set reminders to alert them when a van is two minutes away from approaching their stops.

Megabus stop to return to U. of Vermont campus

The carrier moved its stop away from the campus in November after being asked by the university to relocate it in response to multiple instances of suspected drug trafficking and a drug arrest at the stop.

U. of Texas engineer's research aimed at more livable communities

Will study how technology can improve pedestrian and bicycle safety, how social media may be used to shape more sustainable commuting practices, and the impact of GPS and cell phone technologies on driver safety as part of the larger project.

Ohio State paratransit service provides accessible options

The Office of Student Life Disability Services reviews and accepts students with permanent or temporary disabilities to use the service.

Gondolas considered for Georgetown transit overhaul

Proposal is part of effort to better connect area with local transportation. Other plans include streetcars and changes to the university's shuttle system.

Calif. college students may regain unlimited bus rides

More than 20% of students rode the buses before the contract ended in June after students voted to cut the fee for full-time students.

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